Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - Laboratory Careers

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Full Job Title: PHLEBOTOMIST, Liberty Township

Job Number: 86842

Location: Liberty Township, OH

Date Posted: 10-31-2016



DEPARTMENT: Clinical Laboratory - Phlebotomy

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Supervisor Phlebotomy

TITLES SUPERVISED: N/A

TOTAL NUMBER OF FTE's DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED:0

PURPOSE OF POSITION: To provide specimen collection and point-of-care testing services and processing for the Phlebotomy department of a Medical Center dedicated to the care of infants, children and adolescents.

Responsibilities
·Collaboration
Work collaboratively/cooperatively with others to achieve goals. Proactively adjust one's style and/or efforts to complement those of others. Develop positive working relationships with peers/colleagues. Share knowledge and/or provide support for team members. Contribute to and promote a positive and professional work environment/atmosphere. May serve as a liaison within the division or organization.
·Communication - Patient
Communicate with patients, families and employees in courteous manner. Respond promptly to requests by patients, families and employees. May provide information concerning patients that are admitted, referred, transferred, or discharged. Provide emotional support to families as needed.
·Compliance I
Understand and comply to applicable policies, guidelines, regulations, and/or accreditation standards. Document compliance as necessary. Maintain compliance with CCHMC Core Standards and code of ethics. May be responsible for ensuring that work areas are organized and present a safe, accessible, effective, and/or efficient environment for employees, patients, and/or families.
·Customer Service - Patient
Act as a customer advocate and strive to better meet the needs of, and to support, patients and/or families. Utilize a customer focus to complete assignments and/or interact with customers in a courteous, attentive and conscientious manner. Respond quickly to parent requests and concerns. Provide appropriate education/information to patients and/or families.
·Professional Development
Maintain currency in the field, including maintenance of any necessary licensure/certification, through continuing education, conferences, meetings, in-services, networking, literature, and/or seminars. Attend all mandatory CCHMC training sessions. Implement obtained knowledge/skills into one's own work, the department, and/or the organization. Assume responsibility for one's own professional growth and development. May participate in internal/external professional committees, agencies, councils, and/or activities.
·Phlebotomy
Perform the approved specimen collection procedures, point-of-care testing services and processing. Provide education and support to patients and families concerning tests and specimen acquisition. Conduct, direct or assist in special projects, evaluations, experiments or research.
·PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT
Participate in improving organizational performance through recommending areas or approaches for improvement activities, performing new procedures, collecting data and providing input to department discussions. Ensures that work areas are organized and present a safe, accessible, effective and efficient environment. Maintain currency in all departmental policies, procedures, standards and job descriptions. Attends required Cincinnati Children's training sessions, including radiation safety, laboratory safety, blood borne pathogens and OSHA.
·DATA MANAGEMENT - LABS
Provide data which will contribute to the assessment of a patient's needs, the organization's capability to provide care or treatment and the appropriate level of care. Review timeliness, accuracy, availability and security of information.

Skills & Competencies
·Clerical Abilities
Ability to perform clerical functions with accuracy and attention to detail
·Diversity Appreciation
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
·Knowledge of Field - Intrm
Knowledge of regulations, procedures and best practices in field
·Professional Demeanor
Demonstrates an independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, tact and professional demeanor
·Communication - Advanced
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
·Preferred
Typing and computer keyboarding skills; knowledge of medical terminology

Required:
·High School Graduate OR equivalent
·Phlebotomy certification through approved accrediting agency OR
·Minimum 2 years' experience in phlebotomy procedures

Preferred:
·Phlebotomy certification with 1 year of clinical experience in a phlebotomy capacity
·Experience in pediatrics

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